Rembrandt, Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer
 
 

HUMANITIES I AND II: Links of Interest


Humanities I: Humanities through the Renaissance
  • Video List and Links for Chs. 1-12
  • Video List and Links for Chs. 13-23
  • Image Gallery
  • The Lascaux Cave Paintings (French Ministry of Culture)
  • Abrahamic Faiths and New Dialogues Between Them
  • Iraq: Ziggurat at Ur: II, IV: (Thanks to K.D.)
  • Iraq Continued: I, III,
  • The Cultural Heritage of Iraq: WBUR's The Connection
  • Hypostyle Hall (1): Egypt
  • Hypostyle Hall (2): Egypt
  • Hypostyle Hall (3): Egypt
  • Ramses II: 3200 yrs old and still in motion!
  • Discovery of the Valley of the Mummies at Bahariya Oasis
  • Hypostyle Hall (Temple of Amon)
  • Was Nefertiti Found? (Discovery Channel)
  • Ancient Greece and Films
  • Visit the Louvre
  • Vatican Museums
  • Critias: religion and law
  • Bush Address (9-20-01)
  • Melian Conference
  • Kresilas: Pericles ca. 429 BCE (Roman Copy)
  • The question of duties to sites viewed as valuable: the Washington Post on Palestinian fighters in the Church of the Nativity
  • Palestian Authority on the one year anniversary of Church of Nativity Crisis
  • Jerusalem Media and Communication Center article on Church of Nativity seige
  • Destruction of Buddhas by the Taliban
  • The Parthenon in more depth
  • Greek Creativity
  • On the life of Alexander the Great
  • The Phalanx: Hoplite Formation
  • The campaigns of Alexander: a map
  • Venus de Milo (150-125 BCE)
  • Impossible Beauty?: Baird
  • Aphrodite of Knidos: Praxiteles (350-340 BCE)
  • Sleeping Satyr (230-200 BCE)
  • Head of Odysseus (ca. 10-30 CE)
  • "She Came Along to Me" by Woodie Guthrie: population, kinship, Alexander the Great?
  • Iron Maiden's 1986 'Alexander the Great'
  • The Traverse Epicurean Classic: Is this true Epicureanism?
  • Early Rome: Where were the Greek colonies?
  • Etruscan Tomb of the Reliefs
  • Republic: a dictionary definition
  • The Beatles: Was Lennon a Stoic?
  • Capitoline she-wolf
  • Rome in the Soo?
  • Otricoli Patrician
  • James the Just's burial box may have been found!
  • James the Just's burial box declared a forgery
  • "Misquoting Jesus?"

  • Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna: interoir
  • Upper bands, Saints below: SAN
  • Dome of  the Rock details
  • Monastery and Jerusalem Skyline (thanks S.R.)
  • The Five Pillars of Islam
  • Includes Great Mosque of Damascus
  • Includes Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • Monks and the outside world: one example
  • Miracles, Visions, and Mother Theresa Cinnamon Bun
  • Miracles, Visions and the World Trade Center
  • Dies Irae music sample
  • Pope John Paul II from beyond the grave?
  • Pareidol: seeing hazy things in terms of distinct images
  • Subject: T. Aquinas: 1345 Altar-piece by Traini
  • The Bible Code 1: for
  • The Bible Code 2: against
  • Plans of Romanesque and Gothic Cathedrals
  • Abelard: Sic et Non excerpt
  • Chartres: the tunic within (Thanks to T.K.)
  • Milan Cathedral: the French Influence
  • Ghiberti East Doors (Baptistry, Florence)
  • Linear Perspective 1 (Railroad Tracks)
  • Linear Perspective 2
  • Linear Perspective 3 (Raphael's School of Athens)
  • Florence for Free
  • Da Vinci's Virgin of the Rocks (1513)
  • Da Vinci's Last Supper: Broken Perspective
  • Who is who in The School of Athens?
  • Vasari: Selections from Lives of the Artists
  • Luther: his life and influence
  • Albrecht Durer: Self-Portraits
  • Early Mannerism: Pontormo's Descent from the Cross
  • Bronzino's Portrait of a Young Man
  • Giulio Romano's Palazzo del Te
  • Holbein: Dance of Death (ppt)
  • Dr. Dorrity's History and Humanities Websites
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    Humanities II: Humanities since the Renaissance
  • Artcyclopedia
  • Video List and Links for Chs. 13-23
  • Image Gallery
  • Keeping Score: PBS: Famous Scores (videos on Berlioz, Beethoven, Stravinsky, etc.)
  • Luther: his life and influence
  • Charles V: Holy Roman Emperor
  • Readings in Modern Philosophy 
  • Visit the Louvre
  • Primary Sources: Abridged history
  • Caravaggio: Supplement Slide Show
  • Bernini: Cornaro Theatre Box
  • The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius     Loyola
  • Jefferson's Letter to the Danbury Baptists
  • Frontispiece of Hobbes's 'Leviathan'
  • Reaction to Aristocratic Style (Watteau)
  • Jacques-Louis David 'The Death of Socrates' (1787)
  • Austria Pilgrimage Church
  • El Greco: Laocoon
  • David: Tennis Court Oath (1789)
  • Goya: Family of Charles IV (1800)
  •  Condorcet, Sketch of the Progress of the Human Mind: Tenth Epoch 1794
  • The Rake's Progress (from a 'History of England')
  • Karl Marx
  • Eiffel's Towers
  • Monet: St. Lazare Train Station (1877a)
  • Monet: St. Lazare Train Station (1877b)
  • Paintings Stolen (2008; Impressionists and Post-Impressionists in the News)
  • Beckett's Waiting for Godot (Act I, Act II)
  • Louise Nevelson
  • The Simpsons take a look at modern art: "Mom and Pop Art" (4/11/1999)
  • Judy Chicago's Dinner Party
  • Guerrilla Girls: The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist (1988)
  • Performance-Art.org
  • Dorrity's History and Humanities Websites
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